Sonos has announced a partnership with Danish design brand, HAY, to release the Sonos One in a new range of colours.
Back in February, Amazon announced that they would be acquiring video doorbell maker, Ring for around $1 billion USD. Now that acquisition is complete, they’ve dropped the price of their first-gen video doorbell to just $124.99 CAD ($99 USD).
Last year, ecobee announced a smart light switch called the Switch+, it has Alexa built-in and would allow users to control their smart home including their ecobee thermostat via their voice.
Now their Switch+ is available for pre-order in Canada and the US.
LG has announced that they’ve developed an open source of their webOS platform.
Back in September, Nest has announced their Hello video doorbell with an “early 2018” release date. Now the Nest Hello and the Nest x Yale Lock are now available for purchase.
Google has announced that they’ll be merging the Nest team along with the Google Hardware team as one overall team.
Imagine a device that could thwart off burglars when you’re not home. Well that’s what mitipi is aiming to do with their Kevin device, which they call the “world’s first virtual roommate”.
Google wants to put the Assistant everywhere, everything from smartphones & watches to speakers, TVs and even cars. This is, so they can compete with Amazon and their takeover with Alexa. Google is also partnering up with companies to make devices with the Google Assistant built-in rather than making their own branded ones, one of which is the TicHome Mini which is by Mobvoi.
Nvidia has announced some features for the Google Assistant on their Shield TV.